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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment 2016 – 01 Vacancy – Project Manager – 1,16,169 Salary – Master’s degree – Jan 04 2016

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has issued a recruitment notification for the recruitment of Project Manager through recruitment notification – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment 2016 Candidates who have completed Master’s degree can apply for the new recruitment notification from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Eligible candidates can apply online/ offline for the Project Manager Job on or before 22-Jan-2016. Find more information about the vacancy like Age limit, Selection Process, Qualification, Application fee, How to apply etc can be found below.

Company Name :  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Vacancy Name : Project Manager
Educational Qualification : Any Masters Degree
Total No of Vacancy : 01 Post
Salary : 1,16,169/- P.m
Job Location : Bhopal
Last Date to Apply for this job : 22-Jan-2016
Address for the Job Vacancy : Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA

Detail of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Project Manager Recruitment:

The State Project Manager will be responsible for the following tasks:

Establish linkages and work in close coordination with the National Project Manager. Assist the National Project Manager in planning, implementation, supervision, monitoring and evaluation of all the project activities in the state of Madhya Pradesh;

Based on the overall project annual workplan, develop state specific annual work plans and ensure accurate and timely reporting to UNDP and SDC for activities of the project in Madhya Pradesh;

Provide information and inputs for developing Terms of reference for consultants/ consultancy firms to be hired to undertake project activities;

Commission activities like research studies, state level assessments training workshops etc. and manage the operational aspects of procurement, event management, logistics etc. in coordination with UNDP;

Identify capacity development needs of implementing partners and arrange for necessary trainings;

Foster partnerships with key state government and relevant technical institutions working on climate change issues in Madhya Pradesh;

Interact with other state departments and provide support if required for implementation of strategies of the state action plan;

Coordinate with national team and other state teams under the project to share lessons and experiences;

Manage and track contracts with project partners and flag any potential risks and suggest its mitigation measures. Ensure timely contract management and payments;

Undertake review meetings with partners and field visits to track progress made in implementation of the project and take corrective action as required;

Review quality and consistency of reports and deliverables by partner institutions/ responsible parties including financial reports from all project partners,

Regular financial management and reporting as per the UNDP financial guidelines; Ensure effective financial management and reporting as per the UNDP financial guidelines;

Prepare quarterly project progress reports, provide necessary information and inputs for preparing presentations and other documents for project steering committee and review meetings as required by National Project Manager;

Facilitate and participate in the periodic review meetings and discussions related to project implementation, monitoring and follow-up;

Supervise the work of team members or consultants, as may be recruited under the Project;

Any other responsibility related to the project assigned by the National Project Manager.

Corporate Competencies

Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards;

Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;

Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;

Treats all people fairly without favouritism.

Functional Competencies:

Technical Skills:

In-depth knowledge of environmental and climate change related concepts, theories, policies and practices;

Sound understanding of current issues related to climate change and environment at the sub-national levels (particularly of the region);

Hands-on experience in implementation and monitoring of climate change projects;

Adequate experience in project management at state level;

Well conversant with the state action planning process and state action plan on climate change document.

Management skills:

Ability to lead the state Project Team of 2-3 people;

Ability to guide the technical experts and project assistant in implementing project activities at the state level to achieve the overall objective of the project;

Ability to lead consultative meetings at state level with government stakeholders to identify priorities and manage the timely delivery of project activities

Communication Skills:

Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and other communication material for providing progress updates to government, donor and implementing partner;

Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;

Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Required Skills and Experience

Master’s degree from a recognized institution in environmental science/sustainable development/ Social sciences/ public policy.



At least 8 years of Program/project management experience;

At least 5 years of relevant post Masters Experience at the national level on climate change and water related issues;

Outstanding communication, project management and organizational skills.


Experience of working with Central and/or State Governments/ NGOs/ Civil Society on similar assignments will be preferred;

Familiarity with the working environment and professional standards of international organizations and national and State Governments;

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based management systems is essential.


Excellent oral and writing skills in English and Hindi;

Language skills common in the programme State is preferred.

Selection Procedure for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Project Manager Post: 

Candidates can apply on or before    22-Jan-2016.

No detailed information about the selection procedure is mentioned in the recruitment notification.

How to apply for Project Manager Vacancy in United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) :

Interested Candidates can apply 22-Jan-2016.

Important dates to remember :

Last Date to Apply for this job 22-Jan-2016


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment 2016




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